A tech company engineered drones to deliver vital COVID-19 medical supplies to rural Ghana and Rwanda in minutes

In developing countries, access to medical supplies can be made complicated for both economical and logistical reasons.

Technology company Zipline has specially configured a fleet of drones to enable the transportation of COVID-19 tests, blood and other medical supplies to remote communities in Rwanda and Ghana.

In contexts where there are transportation difficulties – whether that be due to the poor condition or absence of roads, or the prohibitive cost of air freight – these drones stand to bridge the gap to reach vulnerable populations.

Read more about the innovative ways in which the company is using their technology to assist in efforts to address the pandemic in Africa.

Discover more about the new technology at https://bit.ly/2WSIBgh.